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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 3: by Source of Major Support


 TABLE B-79.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS WITH NONFEDERALLY FUNDED RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS,
                              BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994        
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  35,220 |  37,844 |  40,511 |  42,254 |  44,409 |  45,473 |  45,652 |  46,266      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  33,633 |  36,059 |  38,457 |  40,097 |  41,895 |  43,042 |  43,172 |  43,645      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  21,844 |  23,545 |  25,081 |  25,968 |  26,998 |  27,799 |  27,966 |  28,598      
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,684 |   3,088 |   3,281 |   3,292 |   3,329 |   3,364 |   3,104 |   2,916      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      83 |      71 |      84 |     114 |     109 |      89 |      65 |      91      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,711 |   1,871 |   2,056 |   1,933 |   2,029 |   1,994 |   1,873 |   1,699      
   PHYSICS ...............................|     863 |   1,118 |   1,125 |   1,230 |   1,175 |   1,266 |   1,148 |   1,103      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      27 |      28 |      16 |      15 |      16 |      15 |      18 |      23      
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,404 |   1,567 |   1,677 |   1,723 |   1,835 |   1,743 |   1,733 |   1,796      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      58 |     101 |      55 |      32 |      74 |      63 |      79 |      87      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     784 |     839 |     841 |     866 |     878 |     824 |     834 |     867      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     328 |     415 |     524 |     498 |     549 |     500 |     466 |     490      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     234 |     212 |     257 |     327 |     334 |     356 |     354 |     352      
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     476 |     560 |     642 |     725 |     712 |     726 |     700 |     811      
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,318 |   1,390 |   1,545 |   1,549 |   1,610 |   1,688 |   1,576 |   1,540      
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,161 |   3,080 |   3,177 |   3,226 |   3,334 |   3,407 |   3,486 |   3,658      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   6,072 |   6,624 |   6,975 |   7,335 |   7,775 |   8,092 |   8,477 |   8,764      
   ANATOMY ...............................|     139 |     161 |     181 |     146 |     150 |     182 |     193 |     203      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     781 |     807 |     847 |     826 |     901 |     970 |     917 |     932      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     672 |     758 |     822 |     973 |   1,049 |   1,033 |   1,137 |   1,064      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      93 |     103 |     106 |      92 |     143 |     181 |     190 |     195      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      53 |      71 |     112 |     106 |     113 |     138 |     132 |     147      
   BOTANY ................................|     692 |     692 |     732 |     681 |     716 |     659 |     682 |     739      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     223 |     263 |     264 |     410 |     444 |     486 |     518 |     530      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     147 |     178 |     182 |     177 |     173 |     172 |     245 |     286      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     419 |     422 |     390 |     380 |     399 |     397 |     420 |     446      
   GENETICS ..............................|     232 |     262 |     262 |     263 |     256 |     276 |     277 |     266      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     653 |     757 |     792 |     784 |     824 |     864 |     908 |     914      
   NUTRITION .............................|     775 |     809 |     815 |     863 |     866 |     836 |     838 |     859      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     197 |     250 |     217 |     262 |     260 |     260 |     292 |     334      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     270 |     289 |     284 |     375 |     377 |     437 |     511 |     474      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     289 |     344 |     408 |     352 |     404 |     426 |     388 |     415      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     221 |     189 |     191 |     200 |     222 |     205 |     230 |     261      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     216 |     269 |     370 |     445 |     478 |     570 |     599 |     699      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,149 |   2,509 |   2,572 |   2,733 |   2,814 |   2,884 |   3,008 |   3,143      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   4,580 |   4,727 |   5,212 |   5,385 |   5,589 |   5,895 |   5,882 |   5,970      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     527 |     579 |     590 |     573 |     617 |     687 |     599 |     582      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     278 |     284 |     343 |     394 |     400 |     360 |     348 |     365      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,018 |   1,038 |     951 |   1,039 |   1,082 |   1,000 |   1,075 |   1,059      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     255 |     239 |     369 |     330 |     316 |     354 |     410 |     442      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     158 |     161 |     163 |     186 |     136 |     121 |     141 |     139      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,083 |   1,140 |   1,303 |   1,288 |   1,381 |   1,667 |   1,500 |   1,556      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     620 |     616 |     656 |     733 |     747 |     778 |     829 |     832      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      80 |      75 |     124 |     167 |      97 |      81 |     112 |     105      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     561 |     595 |     713 |     675 |     813 |     847 |     868 |     890      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  11,789 |  12,514 |  13,376 |  14,129 |  14,897 |  15,243 |  15,206 |  15,047      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     248 |     300 |     417 |     486 |     491 |     513 |     539 |     528      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     377 |     403 |     379 |     379 |     389 |     361 |     350 |     387      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     322 |     361 |     381 |     462 |     477 |     516 |     523 |     563      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,423 |   1,520 |   1,560 |   1,563 |   1,701 |   1,709 |   1,727 |   1,854      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,679 |   1,851 |   1,844 |   1,933 |   2,157 |   2,360 |   2,468 |   2,566      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,791 |   3,020 |   3,436 |   3,554 |   3,693 |   3,860 |   3,857 |   3,691      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     251 |     250 |     211 |     224 |     225 |     233 |     225 |     227      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     676 |     741 |     853 |     861 |     875 |     897 |     913 |     889      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,019 |   2,008 |   2,112 |   2,252 |   2,509 |   2,524 |   2,381 |   2,243      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,024 |   1,045 |   1,100 |   1,219 |   1,238 |   1,256 |   1,258 |   1,232      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     287 |     303 |     327 |     331 |     301 |     288 |     320 |     274      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     692 |     712 |     756 |     865 |     841 |     726 |     645 |     593      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,587 |   1,785 |   2,054 |   2,157 |   2,514 |   2,431 |   2,480 |   2,621      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     109 |     147 |     152 |     170 |     164 |     140 |     176 |     203      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       5 |      25 |      16 |       8 |       8 |      17 |      27 |      33      
 NURSING .................................|     143 |     145 |     192 |     157 |     175 |     174 |     194 |     205      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     269 |     348 |     344 |     418 |     451 |     478 |     466 |     500      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     310 |     245 |     307 |     337 |     464 |     418 |     371 |     360      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     271 |     340 |     430 |     394 |     429 |     382 |     351 |     388      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     216 |     243 |     246 |     270 |     321 |     283 |     248 |     269      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     264 |     292 |     367 |     403 |     502 |     539 |     647 |     663      
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1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING